Fire Door Surveys – From £395+vat per half day

City Fire Training fire door surveys and also fire door assessors London. Accredited fire door surveyors and also accredited fire risk assessors. Fire doors inspected, faults recorded and also with full report. Reports provide an FDIS Pass/Fail standard and also include any works needed to bring to fire door pass standard.

The Fire Safety Order 2005 Section 5 requires the responsible person of a workplace or building to ensure that articles 8 to 22 of the FSO to maintain fire precautions in the building.

Rates and fees: Fire door surveys London rates are based on half day, full day rates and also per fire door rates.

Call 0207 419 5001 for a quotation

Fire door surveys

City Fire Training fire door surveys  assist managers in identifying faults and also simple repairs in fire doors. The survey may have been required following a fire risk assessment. Surveys can also help make buildings safer for persons evacuating the building and also hold back fires and reduce damage.

Accredited fire door surveyors (FDIS) will spot faults on doors, produce a report of all faults and help managers plan for repairs and also  replacements fire door reports. The following points are checked in a fire door survey:

Identification marks and certificates

Record any labels and also other marks.

Other fire door identification info

The number of the room and also the floor number.


Records any barcodes if supplied

Type of door

Type and rating of fire door (ie FD30)


Location of the door - description if no number recorded.


Door material (wood, metal, glass etc)


The door frame material

Dimensions of the door

Height, width and also depth of door (in millimetres)

Type of fire door set

The type of door set. This may be a single door, a double door or also a door and a half leaf.

Pass or fail

Condition of the frame and whether it has passed

Hinge type

Are the hinges correct, CE marked,  and also fitted with the correct screws

Lock type

Have any locks and also  door furniture fitted passed the inspection?

Fire glass

Is the glass CE approved / fire safety glass and also fitted correctly?

Intumescent strips and smoke seals

Are seals and also strips fitted in good order  and also are they the correct type.

Fire door closer

Is the self closer working correctly?

Structure pass / fail

Has the structure of the door and also frame passed? This includes the condition of stopping around the frame / wall.


Is the door fitted with the correct signage?

Permitted gaps

Are the gaps between doors, doors and frames and also doors and floors adequate?

Reports also include an overall FDIS Pass/ Fail evaluation and inspectors notes about each door. The fire door inspection report will also contain  photos of any door to explain any findings. For more info on reports, either call or email now.

Other info

Non destructive surveys

Fire door surveys are visual inspections of each fire door. They will not look at internal part of the door or subject them to fire testing


Fire door surveys (FDIS) costsa will dpend on how many of fire doors and also other types ofdoors in the workplace. A minimum half day fee is payable. Either call or email for a quotation. 

Fire door inspectors

FDIS accredited surveys. The fire door inspectors all have previous experience as fire safety inspecting officers for the fire service. Therefore CFT fire door surveys may also include some general fire safety advice.

Recent fire door survey

Recent fire door surveys London - Office

  • Built in early 2000's
  • All hinges were CE approved but many had missing screws
  • There were significant gaps at the tops and sides of doors.
  • Some doors fitted with hold open doors showed signs of warping. 
  • The doors were in good condition.
  • Most doors were fitted with older style combined strip. Some of these were badly worn.
  • Fire glass in doors was BS standard Pyro glass
  • Some doors had missing or incorrect signs.
  • Some self closing devices required adjustment.
  • No doors had certification marks or labels.
  • Photographs of all faults was taken.

This fire door survey was undertaken after a fire risk assessor had highlighted the condition of fire doors.  


Frequently asked questions

Are fire doors covered on CFT training courses?

Fire doors should be checked monthly. The check should also be recorded in the fire log book.

Fire marshal training course content includes how to recognise different types of fire doors and also fire exits.

For details of the courses either call or email City Fire Training.

How much does a fire door survey cost?

Fire door surveys are quoted as a daily rate or per door. There is a minimum fee based on a half day rate.

Why are fire door surveys required? Are they not covered in the fire risk assessment?

A fire door may be recommended by a fire risk assessor. The assessor may have noted a number of common and also repetitive faults during the assessment.

A fire door survey is an in depth look at each door and also frame, ensuring that they  comply to current standards.

Is the fire door survey accredited?

Yes. Fire door surveys are carried out to FDIS standard. Assessors must attend and pass an FDIS course. In addition,  all are experienced fire officers who have carried out thousands of fire risk assessment audits, inspections and also surveys. 

How are the results of fire door surveys recorded?

Fire door assessors use an App to record all of the findings on each door. They will also take pictures of faults so that they are easily identified.

The report is the "quality assured" by a senior assessor and sent within a few days of the visit.

Do you carry out fire door surveys Essex services?

Yes. Fire door surveys Essex are available.

Fees for fire door surveys Essex are based on either a day rate or per door. A minimum fee applies.

For more info about fire door surveys Essex either call or email now.

Please provide a more detailed overview of what a fire door survey covers!

A fire door survey covers:

  • Location and type of doors.
  • Record any bar codes or certification on fire doors.
  • Inspection of the overall condition of the door and also frame with a view to fire integrity.
  • Inspection of the hardware, its overall condition, state of repair, suitability and also the presence of CE or BS markings. In addition, the operation of locks, latches, handles and self closers are examined .
  • Check any intumescent seals and strips and also their condition.
  • Check the type of glazing in fire doors and also any adjacent glazing. In addition, fire beading and adequacy of intumescent seals is also checked.
  • Measure and check size of gaps between the doors and frames and also doors and floor.
  • Checks hinges and also the thickness of door frames and any fire stopping behind architraves.
  • The findings of the assessment  will be provided in a pdf report along with pictures detailing faults.